OPEN PROOF GROUND

OPEN PROOF GROUND – VMZ ЕAD PROVIDES CONDITIONS FOR PERFORMANCE OF TESTS OF ARMAMENTS, MILITARY EQUIPMENT AND STORES.

  • CONDITIONS

    - maximum range – 2000 m;
    - enables measurement of muzzle velocity, charge pressure, accuracy of fire on terrain and against shield, strength, stability of filling, high-order bursts of ammunition, fragmentation effect, penetration of homogeneous armour and penetration of homogeneous armour after defeating explosive reactive armour;  
    - provides a possibility of carrying out the tests of single ammunition components;
    - provides conditions for test of armaments, military equipment and stores.

  • AMMUNITION

    - provides ammunition with live and inert filling.

  • TESTING OF NEW MODELS OF ARMAMENT, MILITARY EQUIPMENT AND STORES

  • HAS EXHIBITION SHOWROOM

    Display of exhibits in a showroom showing the stages in the development of the military and industrial complex in Bulgaria and the VMZ-produced items.

  • ARTILLERY MATERIEL

    - provides RPG-7 (service, ballistic), SPG-9, BS-3 (100 mm gun, D-30 (122 mm howitzer), D-20 (152 mm howitzer), 82 mm mortar, 120 mm mortar.

  • DEMONSTRATION TESTS

    - provides conditions for demonstration tests;
    - provides demonstration tests by using either the artillery materiel available or that supplied by the Customer.

  • PERFORMANCE OF TESTS OF

    - ammunition for: RPG-7, RPG-22, UB-57, BM-21, SPG-9, 2A28 (BMP-1), BS-3, T-55, D-30, 2S1, D-20, M-46;
    - ammunition for: 60 mm, 82 mm, 120 mm, 121 mm mortars.